2010 (Junior): Had an outstanding debut season in Tempe, finishing the year 10-3 and earning Honorable Mention All-Pac-10...started 18 games, striking out 78 in 100 innings with a 4.23 ERA...was named to the All-Tempe Regional Team...walked only 37 batters, allowing opponents to hit .258 against him...selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 8th round (251st overall) of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft.
Junior College: A 2009 graduate of Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona...helped Yavapai to back-to-back ACCAC Conference titles...earned First Team All-ACCAC and All-Region honors in 2009...compiled a 15-1 record at Yavapai College.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale...was team captain in 2007.
MLB Draft: Was a 22nd round pick (#665 overall) of the Cleveland Indians in the 2009 Major League Baseball draft...picked in the 37th round (#1,112 overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft.
Personal: Communication major...son of Tom and Cheryl Kelly of Scottsdale, Arizona...lists the Chicago Bulls as his favorite team and San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum as his favorite athlete...enjoys playing the drums...born October 14, 1988 in Houston, Texas...full name is Kenneth Merrill Kelly.
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